crime scene

Richmond police are investigating the killing of a man found early Sunday in the Providence Park neighborhood.

Officers responding to a call shortly after midnight found a man with an apparent gunshot wound outside a home in the 3500 block of Meadowbridge Road. The victim was pronounced dead at the scene.

Police identified the homicide victim as Leon M. Chandler II, 24, of the 3500 block of Meadowbridge Road.

The investigation is continuing.

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call Major Crimes Detective P. Mansfield at (804) 646-6996 or contact Crime Stoppers at (804) 780-1000 or at

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Fred Mertz

Don't talk to the police.

Supreme Court, Justice Robert H. Jackson stated quote: "Any lawyer worth his salt will tell the suspect", his client, "in no uncertain terms to make no statement to the police under any circumstances."

Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer explained: "The complexity of modern federal criminal law, codified in several thousand sections of the United States Code, and virtually infinite variety of factual circumstances that might trigger an investigation into a possible violation of the law, make it difficult for anyone to know in advance just when a particular set of statements might later appear to a prosecutor to be relevant to some investigation."

Dennis Hannick

James Madison, Federalist , Essay 62, 17778:
The internal effects of a mutable policy are still more calamitous. It poisons the blessings of liberty itself. It will be of little avail to the people, that the laws are made by men of their own choice, if the laws be so voluminous that they cannot be read, or so incoherent that they cannot be understood: if they be repealed or revised before they are promulg[at]ed, or undergo such incessant changes, that no man who knows what the law is to-day, can guess what it will be to-morrow.

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